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Asenath Barzani: Remarkable Hebrew Scholar

I never left the entrance to my house or went outside; I was like a princess of Israel ...

Women And The Message Of The Sukkah

Besides commemorating Israel’s sojourn in the desert, the mitzvah of sukkah has spiritual and educational significance. We are commanded to leave the comforts of our permanent home and move into a hut without routine luxuries, prompting us to reflect upon the spiritual aspects of existence.

The Phenomenal Anastasia Michaeli

Who is Anastasia Michal Michaelevski Samuelson? Fashion model, electronics engineer, Beauty Queen, Knesset Member, devoted mother of eight, champion of the underdog, passionate Israeli, committed Jew? Would you believe that she is all of the above – and more?

Jewish Women Fight Islam

It was Mohammed's Jewish friends, who became the first victims of his Jihad.

Shulamit Halevi Stein: Saving The Flag (Part II)

Having a young child did not prevent the devoted Zionist couple from involvement in underground activities.

Rachel Tevet-Vizel: Highest Ranking Female Officer

Rachel began her Sherut Leumi in a development town elementary school, and, with officer training, advanced to become commander of the officer-training base.

Dr. Eilat Mazar: Biblical Archaeologist

I work with the Bible in one hand and the tools of excavation in the other.

Judith Feld Carr: Remarkable Heroine

Judith Feld Carr clearly remembers the initial impetus for her extraordinary activities in the rescue of Syrian Jewry: "When I was 10 years old, Sophie told me, you have to do something so that this never happens again to the Jewish people.' I never forgot it."

The Heroines Of The Pesach Story

It’s fascinating to realize that the People of Israel growing into a mighty nation in Egypt was a reward for the heroism of the Hebrew midwives.

Zehava Shmueli: Women’s Leadership Awardee

The Women's Leadership Award was created in 2007 by the European Athletics Development Committee to raise awareness of the issues related to women and leadership in athletics.

Miriam, The Sister of Aharon

I have always been overwhelmed by the sense of responsibility the message of Har Sinai has placed upon women. The Midrash teaches that the Almighty asked Israel: “What can you give as an assurance that you will keep my covenant?”

The Martyred Woman of Valor: Dulcea of Worms

The Middle Ages boasted a number of outstanding Jewish women. The most remarkable among them was Dulcea of Worms, wife of Rabi Eleazar Rokeach. We learn out about her remarkable character and capabilities from an elegy her loving husband composed in the form of an alphabetic acrostic fashioned after King Solomon’s “Woman of Valor" in Proverbs 31. Dulcea of Worms, however, rose above the stature of the Biblical “Eishet Chayil” both in capabilities and character.

Jeane Kirkpatrick

“I think the Holocaust is possible again. I didn’t think so before I came to the United Nations, but I think so now.” “Diplomacy regarding the Arab-Israeli conflict at the U.N. has nothing to do with peace, but is quite simply a continuation of war against Israel by other means.”

Fiamma Nirenstein: The Multi-Talented Jewish Diplomat

Their daughter Fiamma inherited the Zionist spirit and talent for writing from her parents.

Hadassa Dubrofsky: A True Role Model

Hadassa Dubrofsky, a lovely twelve-year old girl from Toronto, Canada decided to forgo bat-mitzvah presents and replace them with something even more meaningful and exciting – an act of chesed (charitable kindness).

Margot Klausner: The Multi-Talented Woman of Vision

Her cherished plan to take the Hebrew theater group Habimah to Eretz Yisrael was not greeted with enthusiasm by the actors.

Goldie Steinberg: Survivor Of The Kishinev Pogrom

At 104, Steinberg moved into the Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Long Beach, N.Y., where she was known for her warmth and consideration for others.

Lia van Leer: Grande Dame Of Film

It was Lia van Leer who changed the image of filmmaking in Israel so that it is now seen as an expression of culture and not mere entertainment.

Natalie Portman: Genesis Prize Recipient

I am proud of my Israeli roots and my Jewish heritage. They are crucial parts of who I am, she declared

Ruth Gruber: A Phenomenon

Escorting the refugees by ship from Naples, Italy, Ruth Gruber recorded their stories of survival.

Yonat Daskal, Tal Shahar, Noam Dan and Tamar Bar-Ilan: Four Women Saving Jewish...

“On Sunday I was at the Kotel with the battalion and we said a prayer of thanks. In Gaza there were so many moments of death that I had to thank God that I'm alive. Only then did I realize how frightening it had been there.”

Grace Aguilar: The Spirit of Judaism

Her family descended from Portuguese Marranos who had sought asylum in England in the eighteenth century. Grace Aguilar was born there at the onset of the nineteenth century (1816), and her remarkable work would exercise an impact on the historiography of Jewish life in the ensuing three decades of that century.

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